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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
they are flying the friendly skies. >> reporter: facebook has reached a new milestone ceo mark zuckerberg revealed the social network has 1 billion active users translating to one in every seven people on planet. microsoft will take on apple and google when it unveils windows phone 8. operating system will be available on both the nokia 920 and 820 which will be both exclusive to at&t. microsoft event takes place october 29th. starbucks customers can pay for their favorite beverages with their iphones. the chain is compatible with passbook a feature that debuted on ael a ios6 operating system. and attache is looking to increase airport security. the japanese company has developed a gate that can detect the presence of bomb making ingredients in just a few seconds. and those are your tech bites have a great day i am rob nelson. um, hello. these ugly stains are ruining my good looks and style. and good luck using that cleaner. excuse me, miss ? he's right. those are tough hard water stains, and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is, 85% of us have hard water and many don't ev
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
, personal information. all of this coming as mark zuckerberg is 5,000 miles away in russia, telling is idea of facebook to an entirely new market. the company that convinced its users to share nearly everything about themselves and their personal lives online is reportedly now exploring new, more invasive ways of tapping into its most lucrative asset, its nearly 9 million users. >> the commitment we made is we're going to execute this mission of making the world more open and connected. >> reporter: but "the wall street journal" reports that facebook is opening those connections to marketers. reportedly now allowing them to target ads based on the e-mail addresses and phone numbers users post on their profiles. it's a service facebook competitors, like google and yahoo! have offered marketers for years. but bun mark zuckerberg, the company's founder, has publicly shied away from. >> what facebook is doing is keeping tabs on what you're doing all over the web. ultimately, facebook is a business. facebook makes more money if they sell more advertising. >> reporter: analysts say the mo
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
. ceo mark zuckerberg announced this morning that his site now has 1 billion users. if facebook were a country, it would be the number three largest country in the world. and the number one least productive country in the world. [ laughter ] facebook also announced that they're testing a new feature called promote, which will allow users to pay to have their posts moved to the top of your news feed. for $7, facebook will put your post on top of everyone else's. perfect way to say, what i lack in cleverness, i make up for in money. it seems to me facebook is working very hard all the time to come up with new ways to make us hate facebook. but they say they are doing this in an attempt to find sources of revenue that aren't advertising, they don't want to put advertising on their site. and they're about to launch a companion feature called hush money, and here is how it worked. >> you recently viewed 186 photos of are mona emerson. promote the story or hide the story from your timeline? >> wait, how is that a story? >> please submit payment of $7. >> what? >> i'm not screwing around he
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
another milestone for facebook. ceo mark zuckerberg says the social network tops 1 billion active users a month. amounts to half of the world's 2.5 billion users worldwide. despite facebook's troubles on the stock market, those numbers are incredibly remarkable when you kid that less than nine years ago facebook was operating out of a dorm room on harvard's campus. >> you want to catapult something you think of, into this amaze thing from your bedroom. >> a wild back story to it. i am a total, facebook, junkie. totally. i am one of the billion. it's changed the world, in a lot of ways. >> is it too much sharing. i remember, mi-6, security agency in london, that the wife of the agent, the head, the guy heading it up, she posted pictures of him in a bathing suit on face book. running around. got to be careful, privacy settings. >> the thing everybody is worried about, advertising and privacy. going forward. >>> a look at your weather on this holiday weekend. columbus day on monday. stormy and chilly, and in little rock to cincinnati, buffalo. thunderstorms across florida. lingering snow sho
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